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    Outlook 2010: Mail hung up in outbox; how do I delete it?

    I attempted to send an email [in Outlook 2007] with a very large attachment [47M]; Outlook has been trying to send it for 3 days now. When I try to delete it, I get the message: "Cannot delete; Outlook already started transmitting..." I thought this was perhaps a problem with Outlook 2007; I bought and installed Outlook 2010. Now Microsoft doesn't recognize my Product ID, thus, unable to respond to my problem.

    I've since installed the "YouSendIt" app, and was able to send the file via YouSendIt; unfortunately, the original "hung-up" email with the large attachment is still pending in my outbox. HOW DO I DELETE IT?

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    See if the procedure here works:
    http://www.outlook-tips.net/2011/279...ook-2007-2010/

    Jerry

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    If Outlook is trying to send the file, most likely you have the progress bar at the bottom right, in Outlook. You can click it and it will open a dialog that allows you to click a Cancel button. Just click Cancel and you should be able to click on the Outbox folder and delete the email from there, just as you would with any message in your inbox.

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    Wink Thank you, thank you, thank you -- yes, that worked!

    Quote Originally Posted by ruirib View Post
    If Outlook is trying to send the file, most likely you have the progress bar at the bottom right, in Outlook. You can click it and it will open a dialog that allows you to click a Cancel button. Just click Cancel and you should be able to click on the Outbox folder and delete the email from there, just as you would with any message in your inbox.
    Yes, Yes, this worked!

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    You're welcome, glad you solved it .

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    Quote Originally Posted by jwitalka View Post
    See if the procedure here works:
    http://www.outlook-tips.net/2011/279...ook-2007-2010/

    Jerry
    I will save this link; it has good information for future reference as well as additional useful links. Thanks for your help.

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